Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- The national nonprofit Tread Lightly!, with the help of its partner Arizona Game and Fish Department, hosted an event last Saturday in Phoenix to bring together outdoor recreationists, industry leaders, local stakeholders and representatives from both federal and state agencies responsible for managing Arizona’s public lands.
The purpose of the gathering was to help fundraise for and champion the Respected Access in Arizona campaign. The event also launched an online auction to offer big-ticket items, now live, with bidding closing on December 12.
In only its second year, the fun shoot, dinner and live auction last Saturday united nearly 250 individuals from across the state; all dedicated to keeping Arizona’s public lands open to people of all ages and abilities.
The Respected Access in Arizona campaign was established to protect access and opportunities to enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities, with a special focus on promoting responsible recreational shooting. Revenues raised will fund campaign strategies including highway billboards, outdoor signage, educational brochures, public service announcements, a special website, and stewardship …Read the Rest